¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Quotients

**1.** quotient [n] - See also: quotient

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Quotients

### Literary usage of Quotients

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *Theory of Maxima and Minima* by Harris Hancock (1917)

"If for x = x^ the 2 Jc first differential quotients of f(x), viz., /(a), f"(x)9 .
... If for x = XQ the 2 & — 1 first differential quotients vanish, viz., ..."**2.** *Theory of Maxima and Minima* by Harris Hancock (1917)

"If for x = x0 the 2 k first differential quotients of f(x), ... fVk\x), vanish,
and if /^(x) has for X=XQ one-sided differential quotients of contrary sign ..."**3.** *Food Ingestion and Energy Transformations: With Special Reference to the* by Francis Gano Benedict, Thorne Martin Carpenter (1918)

"COMPARISON OF RESPIRATORY ** Quotients** OBTAINED WITH VARIOUS PURE CARBOHYDRATES.
A comparison of the respiratory quotients obtained after the ingestion of ..."

**4.**

*Elements of Quaternions*by William Rowan Hamilton (1899)

"and the only quotients, hitherto employed, have been of the three following ... Scalar quotients of vectors, with directions either similar or opposite, ..."

**5.**

*Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools*by George Chrystal (1889)

"It is, of course, obvious that the rational dividends and tk divisors form cycles collateral with the cycle of th-e partial and total quotients ; namely, ..."

**6.**

*Elements of Algebra*by Bourdon (Louis Pierre Marie) (1831)

"Of Progression by

**. 187. We call geometrical progression or progression by quotients a series of terms of which each is equal to the product of ..."**

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*Muscular Work: A Metabolic Study with Special Reference to the Efficiency of*by Francis Gano Benedict, Edward Provan Cathcart (1913)

"A comparison of the character of the katabolism before, during, and after work may be made either directly by comparing the respiratory quotients, ..."

**8.**

*Elementary Algebra*by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes (1915)

"

**DERIVED FROM SPECIAL PRODUCTS**

**Quotients****DERIVED FROM SPECIAL PRODUCTS 91. From the special products given in §§ 84—88 ..."**

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